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I'm 20 and my periods have been coming lighter and shorter?
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Life changes?
Have you gained/lost significant amount of weight recently? Are you involved in athletics? Are you on birth control? Have you been under a lot of stress lately.
These are some of the factors that can affect your periods. Best to see fp or gynecologist to determine the cause.

In brief: Life changes?
Have you gained/lost significant amount of weight recently? Are you involved in athletics? Are you on birth control? Have you been under a lot of stress lately.
These are some of the factors that can affect your periods. Best to see fp or gynecologist to determine the cause.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Renee Harris
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Can be normal
Having lighter periods over time can be a normal thing.
Birth control pills can also cause you to have very light periods as a nice side effect.

In brief: Can be normal
Having lighter periods over time can be a normal thing.
Birth control pills can also cause you to have very light periods as a nice side effect.
Dr. Renee Harris
Dr. Renee Harris
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Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: May be normal
Are you on a form of hormone contraception where this is normal? A significant change in weight can be a factor. Other medications may also cause this.
If cycles are regular and predictable, just lighter, it may be a normal life change for you. If in doubt or worried, further evaluation will help.

In brief: May be normal
Are you on a form of hormone contraception where this is normal? A significant change in weight can be a factor. Other medications may also cause this.
If cycles are regular and predictable, just lighter, it may be a normal life change for you. If in doubt or worried, further evaluation will help.
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
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